CM Magazine: The Little Math Puzzle Contest
The Little Math Puzzle Contest
Man seeks order and pattern in all things
Be ready to change your paradigm.
What is the next number in this series?
1, 4, 27, 256, 3125, _____
Puzzle #26 comes from Doug & Gerrick in Oakville Ont.
Send your response by 8:00 a.m., Friday, March 8 to:
Puzzle #24 was the following:
What is the next letter in this set?
B, C, D, E, G, P, T, ___
you are to select from the remaining letters (U, V, W, X, Y, Z)
This puzzle came from Bill Stuebing who is a parent
of a class in Red Deer, Alberta.
The answer to Puzzle #24 is:
The next letter in the set is "V" because all the
letters have the same ending sound "ee."
The Winners -- Solvers of Puzzle #24
- Miss Smollett's Grade 5 class
L.E. Reinsborough School -- Dalhousie, New Brunswick.
- Mrs Caplin's Grade 6A
( One of my students decided you could have had two blanks ...V and Z...
she just came here from the U.S.A. I had to agree with her! )
- Karen and Leigh-Ann Grade 5
Grandview Avenue School - Saint John, N.B.
- Rudi, Jaclyn, Jordan and Christine.
Sheridan School -- Oakville Ont. Canada
- grade 5/6,
Latimore Lake School - Saint John, NB
- Mrs. G's Sensational Sixes
Sun Valley School -- Winnipeg, Manitoba
- Matthew McClare, Stephanie Crawley, Mark Wainman, Allison Munroe,
Holly McLean, Meaghan Dooley, Shelley Sterling, Josh Ulla, Jeff Sanford,
Nick Northup, Teresa McCulloch, Crystal Bezanson, Brian Dearman:
Mr. White's grade 5/6 class...
Brooklyn District School - Newport, Hant's Co., N.S.
- Toma Livingstone, Leigh Davison, Ben Brackett, Adrienne Smith,
Shonna Flemming, Lacey Zwicker, Melissa Parker, Timothy,
Jolena Jollimore, Adam Smith, Jason Murphy, Mike Robinson,
Shawn Hood, Shelley Morash, Chris Brown, Julie, Rachael Smith,
Jessica Specht ...Miss Rafuse's grade 6 class...
Brooklyn District School -- Newport, Hant's Co.,N.S.
- Junior Division: grade 6W
Intermediate Division: Shlomit Kriger (grade 8)
Yorkhill Elementary School Onward to Excellence -- Thornhill, Ontario
- Jeremy Layden, Ross Neufeld, Michael Caldwell, Reece Peters - Grade 4
Piper Creek Elementary School -- Red Deer, AB
- Melissa Vankoughnett in T. Burnie's Grade 7/8 class
St Ann School -- Toronto, Ontario
- Stephanie Stol, Caitlin Klein, Todd Fink, Kelly Woods - Gr 4
Jospeh Welsh School - Red Deer, Alberta
- Molly Sloan Grade 6
Lincoln Centennial School -- St.Catharines, Ontario
- Jane Scaplen's Grade 6 French Immersion class
Sacred Heart Elementary -- Marystown, Newfoundland
- Math 9 Class
Oyen Public School - Oyen, AB
And the vaguely identified:
- Karley Weigner, Dan Schwartz (Mrs. Murphy's class grade four)
Mrs. Mondt (grade three teacher)
Mrs. West, Candida Doerksen, Vanessa Maynard (9C)
- Tess F.-K., David Lawson, Adam Solomon
- Brenda Krokosh
- Andrew Lee, Age 11
U. of Western Ontario
Andrea Pollock and Alex Nazarov
Royal West Academy, Montreal West, Quebec.
Information about the Little Math Puzzle Contest.
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